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April 10, 2013
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A striking contrast

What a contrast of news from the headline on Wednesday April 3 to Friday April 5. One said six arrested for drugs on school property at Nevada Union High School and a senior was the ring leader and the other headline said a Bear River senior has leukemia.

Prayers are lifted up for all the teens, one was to go on to college and play football but cancer has stopped him for now; and the other young man is in jail and the arrest will likely stop him from playing football at college.

Sad news in both cases.

The community is helping and standing with Austin of Bear River and his teammates are selling orange bracelets to off set the medical costs. This is what a team should be and an example to others.

Now on the other hand, a football star was not an example to others if he was selling drugs to high school teens/friends.

Miriam Hoiem

Grass Valley

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The Union Updated Jun 6, 2013 11:41PM Published Apr 10, 2013 06:04PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.